Historic Property

South Dallas Part 2: Is South Blvd. the Next Swiss Avenue?

By Jon Anderson / May 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

Ever wish you’d bought on Swiss Avenue in the 1970s and 1980s, long before you needed nearly a million smackers to buy a mansion?  Well, step right up … If Part One was a bit of a Cliff Notes version of the South Blvd and Park Row historic neighborhood, then this column gets you into […]

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Alamo Drafthouse Courting Lakewood Theater, Parking Issues Plague Negotiations

By Leah Shafer / May 11, 2015 / 5 Comments

As we reported in January, the now-empty Lakewood Theater has an interested suitor, the Alamo Drafthouse, and negotiations are quite a ways along now. Property co-owners Craig Kinney and Bill Willingham of Willingham-Rutledge talked to multiple restaurants and businesses that could fill the historic space in various incarnations, located at 1825 Abrams Pkwy. in East Dallas. […]

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Lakewood Theater Future Still Uncertain, But Alamo Drafthouse Interested in Space

By Leah Shafer / January 21, 2015 / 1 Comment

The lease for the current tenants of Lakewood Theater is over at the end of January, and it’s anybody’s guess what will happen to the beloved East Dallas landmark, but there are confirmed rumors of interest by Alamo Drafthouse. As we reported last November with our story Lakewood Theater Makeover Concerns Preservationists, Neighbors, property co-owners […]

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Lakewood Theater Makeover Concerns Preservationists, Neighbors

By Leah Shafer / November 14, 2014 / 0 Comments

The Lakewood Theater has stood as a colorful and beloved East Dallas landmark in Lakewood Shopping Center since its 1938 opening. So recent news reported by Nancy Nichols at D Magazine that the theater, located at 1825 Abrams Parkway, will be getting new tenants and a new look next year has preservationists and neighbors concerned. This is […]

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Thursday Three Hundred: Two Peaks and a Pool in Hollywood Heights

By Joanna England / September 11, 2014 / 0 Comments

Britt Lopez has done it again. She’s scored an amazing listing in one of East Dallas’ most sought-after neighborhoods. Not only that, this is one of the coolest little storybook Tudors at 710 Monte Vista Dr., with a great front porch and fantastic interiors. It’s also inside the Lakewood Elementary attendance area, a total bonus!

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Wednesday Wonder: Gorgeous Restored Farmhouse Has Workshop and Guesthouse

By Joanna England / June 25, 2014 / 1 Comment

If you love historic details with modern amenities, you’re going to adore this amazing home in Hunt County. This house, which now has its own historic marker, is simply gorgeous thanks to all the work the sellers have put in. Stained glass, period light fixtures, and beautiful millwork make this home a feast for the […]

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